# Position of Sun - Photography

Hi I need some help to work out the position of the sun at a given time. I take photographs of Railways and wanted to know if there is a simple way of calculating where the sun will be at a given time in relation the the direction of a rail line. Regards Mike Cook...

1. ## Position of Sun

Hi

I need some help to work out the position of the sun at a given time.

I take photographs of Railways and wanted to know if there is a simple way
of calculating where the sun will be at a given time in relation the the
direction of a rail line.

Regards

Mike Cook

Mike Cook Guest

2. ## Re: Position of Sun

"Mike Cook" <mjcookntlworld.com> wrote in
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> Hi
>
> I need some help to work out the position of the sun at a given time.
>
> I take photographs of Railways and wanted to know if there is a simple
> way of calculating where the sun will be at a given time in relation
> the the direction of a rail line.
Um. Look up? Get a sundial?
Jon Pike Guest

4. ## Re: Position of Sun

"Jon Pike" <Anonomoosehotmail.com> wrote in message
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> "Mike Cook" <mjcookntlworld.com> wrote in
> news:LkEKa.1401\$5b1.15651newsfep1-win.server.ntli.net:
>
> > Hi
> >
> > I need some help to work out the position of the sun at a given time.
> >
> > I take photographs of Railways and wanted to know if there is a simple
> > way of calculating where the sun will be at a given time in relation
> > the the direction of a rail line.
>
> Um. Look up? Get a sundial?
One word describes you to a tee , PRICK .

Regards

Mike Cook Guest

5. ## Re: Position of Sun

Many, many years ago as a Boy Scout I was taught that if you pointed the
hour hand of a watch at the sun, south was half way between the hour hand
and 12 on the watch dial. This is not precise, but would seem to be close

"Mike Cook" <mjcookntlworld.com> wrote in message
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> Hi
>
> I need some help to work out the position of the sun at a given time.
>
> I take photographs of Railways and wanted to know if there is a simple way
> of calculating where the sun will be at a given time in relation the the
> direction of a rail line.
>
> Regards
>
> Mike Cook
>
>
>

Gareth Quale Guest

6. ## Re: Position of Sun

"Mike Cook" <mjcookntlworld.com> wrote in news:AcGKa.1410\$5b1.22366
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>
> "Jon Pike" <Anonomoosehotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:Xns93A665D5DE439LessThanPerfectInc24.71.223. 159...
>> "Mike Cook" <mjcookntlworld.com> wrote in
>> news:LkEKa.1401\$5b1.15651newsfep1-win.server.ntli.net:
>>
>> > Hi
>> >
>> > I need some help to work out the position of the sun at a given time.
>> >
>> > I take photographs of Railways and wanted to know if there is a simple
>> > way of calculating where the sun will be at a given time in relation
>> > the the direction of a rail line.
>>
>> Um. Look up? Get a sundial?
>
> One word describes you to a tee , PRICK .
Why, because I stated the obvious?
Jon Pike Guest